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Ursula Franklin Speaks free pdf As a distinguished scientist, pacifist, and feminist, Ursula Franklin has been regularly invited by diverse groups to share her insights into the social and political impacts of science and technology. This collection contains twenty-two of Franklin's speeches and five interviews from 1986 to 2012 that have been retrieved and restored from audio and visual recordings with the help of her collaborator, Jane Freeman. These speeches and interviews, available here in print for the first time, stress the increased need for discernment and principled dialogue among Canadians. Although civic life for many Canadians has changed drastically in the past five decades, the basic principles of building and maintaining peaceful communities remain unchanged. Addressing practices of education, research, and civic life, Franklin looks to the past as well as the future to suggest collective ways of cultivating discernment and of advancing human betterment. As a whole, the collection reveals the evolution of Franklin's perspective: a perspective that is further elaborated in her afterthoughts that form the book's introduction and conclusion. Although her speeches and interviews are often critical of the status quo, Ursula Franklin Speaks is a fundamentally optimistic book, grounded in the conviction of the human capacity for compassion and understanding.

About Ursula Martius Franklin

Ursula Martius Franklin is a companion of the Order of Canada, a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, professor emerita at the University of Toronto, and a senior fellow of Massey College. Sarah Jane Freeman is director of the Office of English Language and Writing Support at the University of Toronto's School of Graduate Studies, and a senior fellow of Massey College.

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Author : Ursula Martius Franklin
Publisher : McGill-Queen's University Press
Data Published : 01 May 2014
ISBN : 0773543848
EAN : 9780773543843
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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